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[audio]Jet Martinez: Art & Politics talk - Shaping San Francisco Talks
San Francisco-based muralist Jet Martinez talks about Art & Politics as part of the ongoing Shaping San Francisco Talks series at CounterPULSE. Martinez hails from Mexico originally, and he paints magical realist images of nature, incorporating metallic paints and repetitive geometric patterns (that in turn evoke both pre-industrial textiles and industrially homogenous designs) with natural forms from trees, leaves, and more.
Keywords: art; politics; Shaping San Francisco; Talks; murals; magic realism
Downloads: 35
[audio]Art & Politics: Doug Minkler - Shaping San Francisco Talks
Doug Minkler was one of the first political artists to embrace the Mac and heâs been making scathing collages and edgy, often hilarious posters for several decades. See his solo show and find out how heâs kept himself going all these years!
Keywords: Art; politics; labor; movements; left wing; social services; social movements; expressionism; collage
Downloads: 28
[audio]The Health Epidemic: Therapy Society and Eroding Public Health: Part 3 - Shaping San Francisco Talks
Continuing the discussion on the crisis in health care with Q&A among the panel and the audience. Chris Carlsson, Bill Mosca, Adrienne Pine, and Jason Blantz
Keywords: San Francisco, health, sickness, therapy, medical care, single-payer, CNA, insurance
Downloads: 71
[audio]Can San Francisco Feed Itself? - Shaping San Francisco Talks
Can urban food production be compatible with urban native habitat conservation and restoration? What are the limits and advantages of systematic effort to grow food within the city? What should our relationship be to local gardening, regional Community-Supported Agriculture, and Slow Food? Five panelists and audience Q&A spread over three half hour radio shows. This show features Chris Carlsson and Raquel Rivera-Pinderhughes.
Keywords: San Francisco, urban agriculture, community gardening, weeds, Slow Food, farming, organics
Downloads: 104
[audio]What's Natural About Natural Disasters? Part 4 - Shaping San Francisco Talks
Audience Q&A following the discussion of the topic, featuring Peter Davidson, Tom Athanasiou, Sherlina Nager, and Chris Carlsson
Keywords: San Francisco, community, public safety, class, anti-capitalism, consumerism
Downloads: 22
[audio]The Health Epidemic: Therapy Society and Eroding Public Health Part 2 - Shaping San Francisco Talks
Continuing the discussion of public health and the health care crisis, starting with Bill Mosca, director of the California State Oriental Medical Association, and followed by Jason Blantz, a mental health worker serving the disabled, indigent and poor on Medi-cal.
Keywords: San Francisco, health, sickness, therapy, medical care, single-payer, CNA, insurance
Downloads: 83
[audio]The Health Epidemic: Therapy Society and Eroding Public Health - Shaping San Francisco Talks
In the relatively wealthy Bay Area, state-of-the-art hi-tech medicine sits side by side with an ever-growing phalanx of alternative treatments and philosophies. Meanwhile a growing proportion of the population is denied access to any kind of health care. What should be the response of medical professionals, alternative practitioners and community organizers? What role, if any, do we want the state and business to have in health care provision? Let's pause and rethink some basic assumptions toget...
Keywords: San Francisco, health, sickness, therapy, medical care, single-payer, CNA, insurance
Downloads: 99
[audio]Learnin' + Teachin' -- The Future of Education: Part 2 - Shaping San Francisco Talks
Part two of the program on the future of education, featuring Will Grant, co-founder of statewide network in New Mexico of local leadership groups to transform education from K-12. He is followed by Ken Tray, high school teacher at Lowell High in San Francisco, and director of political education for United Educators of SF, the teachers' union.
Keywords: San Francisco, public schools, literacy, adult education, parents, homeschooling, religion, textbooks, social interaction
Downloads: 51
[audio]Learnin' + Teachin' -- The Future of Education: Part 3 - Shaping San Francisco Talks
Part 3 of the Future of Education talk, featuring audience-led dialogue with Will Grant, Lisa Schiff, Ken Tray, and Karen Allen.
Keywords: San Francisco, public schools, literacy, adult education, parents, homeschooling, religion, textbooks, social interaction
Downloads: 230
[audio]Learnin' + Teachin' -- The Future of Education: Part 4 - Shaping San Francisco Talks
Part 4 of the Future of Education talk, featuring audience-led dialogue with Will Grant, Lisa Schiff, Ken Tray, and Karen Allen.
Keywords: San Francisco, public schools, literacy, adult education, parents, homeschooling, religion, textbooks, social interaction
Downloads: 85
[audio]Learnin' + Teachin' -- The Future of Education - Shaping San Francisco Talks
In decaying and resource-starved public schools, teachers and staffers with incredible vision and energy are trying to make education work. But what do we want from education now? Should it be organized around children spending mandatory time in classrooms or should we take a hint from the burgeoning homeschooling movement and look toward other models? Let's challenge our assumptions in this open-ended discussion...
Keywords: San Francisco, public schools, parents, homeschooling, religion, textbooks, social interaction
Downloads: 132
[audio]Infrastructure Wars: Sustainable Movements - Shaping San Francisco Talks
An historical look at how San Franciscans have fought for a human-centered city. From saving Telegraph Hill, stopping freeways, and resisting development, the corporate agenda has been thwarted again and again. Today new movements are again contesting the direction of the city. Chris Carlsson, host, and Calvin Welch, housing activist, in this episode.
Keywords: San Francisco, landfill, sand dunes, creeks, wetlands, freeway revolt, earthquakes, housing, high-rise revolt
Downloads: 69
[audio]Infrastructure_Wars - Shaping San Francisco Talks
A 3-part radio program based on a Public Talk at CounterPULSE on March 8, 2006, under the Shaping San Francisco Spring Talks series. A historical look at how San Franciscans have fought for a human-centered city. From saving Telegraph Hill, stopping freeways, and resisting redevelopment, the corporate agenda has been thwarted again and again. Today new movements are again contesting the direction of the city...
Keywords: anti-highrise; freeway revolt; citizens movements; saving Telegraph Hill; redevelopment
Downloads: 217
[audio]The Green City - Shaping San Francisco Talks
Integrating urban life with local nature, biodiversity, and resources is the challenge of our time. New and veteran activists share visions, strategies, and how they are laying the foundation for a truly Green City. Featuring Peter Berg of Planet Drum Foundation, Bonnie Sherk of A Living Library project, Peter Brastow of Nature in the City.
Keywords: San Francisco, biodiversity, restoration, urban sustainability, regional ecology
Downloads: 249
[audio]Bees in the City - Shaping San Francisco Talks
Learn about the âColony Collapse Disorderâ afflicting commercial beekeepers and the threat to agribusiness, in juxtaposition to the dozens of native bees flourishing in Californiaâs urban environments, which reinforce local biodiversity and provide another important link to growing our own food in cities. K. Ruby and Philip Gerrie
Keywords: bees; urban agriculture; biodiversity; agribusiness; Colony Collapse Disorder
Downloads: 44
[audio]Land Grabs - Shaping San Francisco Talks
San Francisco's entire history is based on land grabs, within its own borders, and far beyond. Sketching this history to the present, we will also look at counter-efforts to grab land and to create open and cooperative spaces in an ever-more commercially tyrannized society. Chris Carlsson and James Tracy.
Keywords: San Francisco, Pacific Rim, Pribiloff Islands, seals, whales, land grants, Mexican ranchos, squatting, water lots, cemeteries, Mission Bay, redevelopment, Potrero Commons
Downloads: 101
[audio]Philippines and San Francisco: Part 2 - Shaping San Francisco Talks
Part two of the Spring Talk at CounterPULSE on the Philippines and San Francisco. This part features MC Canlas and Estella Habal continuing the discussion of the Philippines-US war and then the long wave of Filipino immigration to San Francisco.
Keywords: San Francisco; Philippines; anti-Chinese racism; Chinese exclusion; anti-Japanese exclusion; Spanish-American War; Philippines-US war
Downloads: 94
[audio]Candlestick Point: State Park for the People - Shaping San Francisco Talks
Part of the ongoing Shaping San Francisco Talks series at CounterPULSE. San Francisco California State Park at Candlestick, an urban shoreline park used by bird watchers, picnickers, and fishermen, is being ecologically transformed for the benefit of the Bayview community and local critters. Alan Hopkins, Golden Gate Audubon Society, Patrick Rump, Literacy for Environmental Justice, Claude Everhart, Friends of Candlestick...
Keywords: nature in the city; ecology; urban parks; shoreline; wetlands; birds; state parks; fishermen; sustainability; restoration
Downloads: 22
[audio]Philippines and San Francisco: Part 1 - Shaping San Francisco Talks
From the barely remembered American-Philippine War of 1899-1904 that killed a half million Filipinos, to the Central Valley-driven immigration of Filipino men in the 1910s and 1920s, and from the rise to the ultimate demise of Manilatown, San Francisco has been a vital crossroads for Filipinos, and Filipinos in turn have left important marks in the city. Join the authors of The Forbidden Book and other Filipino-American scholars and activists...
Keywords: San Francisco; Philippines; Mark Twain; Spanish-American War; Philippines-US war
Downloads: 174
[audio]The Green City: Part 3 - Shaping San Francisco Talks
completing the 3-part series on The Green City, this features audience discussion with the panelists, Peter Brastow, Peter Berg, Brian Holland, and Bonnie Sherk.
Keywords: San Francisco, biodiversity, restoration, urban sustainability, regional ecology
Downloads: 79
[audio]What's Natural About Natural Disasters? Part 3 - Shaping San Francisco Talks
continuing the conversation about the category of "natural disaster" and how many things taken for granted as normal or natural are actually artifacts of human culture. This episode features Chris Carlsson and Peter Davidson.
Keywords: public health; heroin overdose; natural disaster
Downloads: 107
[audio]Local Remanufacturing Our Way Out of the Depression - Shaping San Francisco Talks
How Can Making Products Locally From Recyclables Solve Local Economic Challenges? "We need to make products locally from local recyclables." said Peter Berg. "Remanufacturing provides meaningful work, closes the energy loop, and stimulates creativity. It is a practical response to the economic slump that builds on our physical and human resources." Featuring: Neil Seldman, President of the Washington, D.C.-based Institute For Local Self-Reliance, Peter Berg, Planet Drum Foundation director, and ...
Keywords: Recycling; waste; remanufacturing; materials; sustainability; green jobs; work
Downloads: 34
[audio]Land Grabs Part 2 - Shaping San Francisco Talks
continuing the discussion from part 1 on the long, sordid history of Land Grabs in San Francisco, and in this Talk, a refreshing turning of the tables where popular efforts begin grabbing land back for purposes other than private property and commerce, featuring Erick Lyle talking about 949 Market Street squat, the 3rd St corridor, mid-Market redevelopment; James Tracy speaks about Homes Not Jails and the SF Community Land Trust, Chris Carlsson tells about the recent history of art spaces, evict...
Keywords: San Francisco, mid-Market, blight, redevelopment, Homes Not Jails, squatting
Downloads: 76
[audio]The Green City: Part 2 - Shaping San Francisco Talks
continuing the conversation, Peter Brastow of Nature in the City, Brian Holland of Bay Localize, and Peter Berg of Planet Drum Foundation, along with Chris Carlsson, host, and the audience.
Keywords: San Francisco, quail, chorus frog, localization, carbon impacts, product redesign
Downloads: 102
[audio]Reclaiming Bay Area Military Bases Part 2 - Shaping San Francisco Talks
From the "Nature in the City" series of Shaping San Francisco Talks at CounterPULSE, this one features speakers on cleaning up after the military, restoring the former military bases around the San Francisco Bay. In part 2 we hear from Arthur Feinstein chair of the SF Bay Joint Venture; Doug Biggs, community resources director of the Alameda Point Collaborative, Kat Steele, founder of the Urban Permaculture Guild.
Keywords: San Francisco, Alameda Naval Air Station, homeless, housing, permaculture, bird refuge
Downloads: 142
[audio]Lake Merced Natural Area - Shaping San Francisco Talks
The largest coastal lagoon between Point Reyes and Pescadero, Lake Merced is an incomparable natural resource for San Francisco. A controversial preserve has been proposed for East Lake and some intact habitats, to protect wildlife and threatened species. Dan Murphy GG Audubon Society, David Behar, SF Public Utilities Commission. A Nature in the City co-production (www.natureinthecity.org)
Keywords: Lake Merced; aquifer; golf courses; habitat; species; wildlife; birds; Audubon; southwest San Francisco
Downloads: 45
[audio]Can San Francisco Feed Itself? Part 3 - Shaping San Francisco Talks
continuing the 3-part discussion of "Can San Francisco Feed Itself?" covering questions of urban agriculture, community food security, slow and organic food, and more. This episode features author Margit Roos-Collins ("Flavors of Home"), Lane Cunningham, and some Q&A and discussion with the audience.
Keywords: San Francisco, urban agriculture, community gardening, weeds, Slow Food, farming, organics
Downloads: 118
[audio]Reclaiming Bay Area Military Bases - Shaping San Francisco Talks
From the "Nature in the City" series of Shaping San Francisco Talks at CounterPULSE, this one features speakers on cleaning up after the military, restoring the former military bases around the San Francisco Bay. Chris Carlsson, host, Peter Brastow of Nature in the City, and Ruth Gravanis, coordinator of the Treasure Island wetlands project, Arthur Feinstein chair of the SF Bay Joint Venture.
Keywords: San Francisco, Treasure Island, Alameda Wildlife Preserve, birds, wetlands
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[audio]Toxic San Francisco - Shaping San Francisco Talks
Superfund sites in San Francisco? Come find out whether people and nature are being treated appropriately and fairly in these two well known but very different communities and environments. Is the Presidio Trust fulfilling its commitment to protect and restore the natural resources of this great urban National Park? Are the Navy and the City of San Francisco taking the best care of the residents and their environment at Hunter's Point Shipyard? San Francisco is blessed with significant remaining...
Keywords: Toxic waste; superfund; Bayview Hunter's Point; Presidio; Tennessee Hollow; Candlestick Point State Recreation Area; bioremediation; landfill; Navy; heavy metals
Downloads: 31
[audio]Can San Francisco Feed Itself? Part 2 - Shaping San Francisco Talks
Continuing part one on the theme of urban agriculture and food security. This episode features Antonio Alcala of Alemany Farm and Brahm Ahmadi of the People's Grocery.
Keywords: San Francisco, urban agriculture, community gardening, weeds, Slow Food, farming, organics, People's Grocery, Alemany Farm
Downloads: 146
[audio]What's Natural About Natural Disasters? - Shaping San Francisco Talks
Earthquakes, tsunamis, floods, epidemic flu, chronic disease, etc. What are the elements of a community response based on mutual aid, cooperation, and a renewed commitment to a public health infrastructure? Chris Carlsson, the host, and Tom Athanasiou of Eco-Equity, speak in the first of four half hour shows from the Shaping San Francisco "Nature in the City" Talks at CounterPULSE.
Keywords: San Francisco, Nature in the City, ecology, global warming, climate change, carbon reduction, sky is falling
Downloads: 270
[audio]What's Natural About Natural Disasters? Part 2 - Shaping San Francisco Talks
Continuing from part one, this half hour features Sherlina Nager of Literacy for Environmental Justice, a group from San Francisco's Bayview/Hunter's Point. She speaks to the class divisions that mean so-called "natural" disasters impact different populations in radically different ways. She describes environmental justice as a movement that is led by communities of color against environmental racism, and the goal is to set up sustainable, self-determined and just communities, dating back to 198...
Keywords: San Francisco, cancer epidemic, environmental justice, racism
Downloads: 185
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